Economy

February 5, 2010

What are Toyota's idled U.S. workers doing? You might be surprised

At the company's largest North American plant in Georgetown, Ky., the workers who assemble two of Toyota's recalled models had the Workers affected by the idling had the option of taking paid vacation or unpaid leave. But the vast majority came to work, with many participating in the quality circles that have made Toyota a global model of manufacturing efficiency.

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